The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Gerard)
2381. Your 3075, November 3. Department appreciates courtesy of German Government in matter. Following permits have been granted by the British Embassy for uninterrupted shipment sugar-beet seed: 50,000 bags to W. B. Rosevear, jr., from Dippe Brothers (see Department’s 2017, July 30); 50,000 bags to Fick (see Department’s 2257, October 2); 2,750 bags to Holland-St. Louis Sugar Company, Holland, Michigan; 16,000 bags to Allen Freeman, c/o American Minister, Hague; 1,000 bags to August Rölker and Sons,. New York City, purchased from Kloster, Hadmersleben. British permits should be compliance with Germany’s condition that goods will not be interrupted en route to United States. All these goods will come consigned to Secretary of Agriculture who will only reconsign them to the interested persons on receipt of guarantees that the seed will be used only in the United States and not reexported. Department will inform you of any subsequent permits granted by British Embassy. Endeavor have permits granted for shipments to these firms under arrangement in your 3075.